This loop has several variations. From Conway, turn west on Rt. 112,
Kancamagus Highway (locals call it
the Kanc), which offers 34
miles of stunning mountain scenery through the White Mountain
In Lincoln, you can either turn north onto I-93 through
Franconia Notch State Park and its soaring mountain peaks, then
onto Rt. 3 to Twin Mountain and the junction with Rt. 302. Or you
can continue west on Rt. 112 through Kinsman Notch to Rt. 302, which
heads to Bath, Lisbon, Littleton, Bethlehem, Twin Mountain and
Bretton Woods, home of the Mount Washington Hotel.
Rt. 302 continues east through Crawford Notch and past some of the
most spectacular scenery in the East. In Bartlett, you can turn
south on Bear Notch Road, a seasonal road that connects to the
Kancamagus Highway west of Conway, or you can join Rt. 16 in Glen
and follow it back to your starting point in Conway.
If you turn north on Rt. 16 in Glen , you'll go through Pinkham
Notch , past the
Mt. Washington Auto Road the Ride to the Sky to Gorham and the
Great North Woods Ride.